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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
650 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

SCZ050-042100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
650 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

DATE             WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      80          57          72          51          74
TEMP             67 73 79 79 71 64 62 59 59 67 72 72 64 57 53 52 54 68 73 74 67
DEWPT            65 61 56 53 51 49 48 48 48 46 43 42 41 42 42 44 45 48 48 49 48
RH               93 66 45 41 49 58 60 67 67 47 35 34 43 57 66 74 71 49 41 41 50
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          6  9 10 10  8  8  8  9 10 12 16 19 11 10  9  9  9  9  9  6  4
WIND GUST                                         29
CLOUDS           B2 B1 SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        S                             S  S                    S  S
TSTMS                                                                   S  S


DATE          SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          55    80      61    90      66    91      68    86
TEMP          57 58 78 70   64 65 88 79   69 70 90 80   70 70 86 79
DEWPT         49 47 46 52   54 55 56 59   59 58 58 62   64 66 61 63
PWIND DIR        NW     W       W     W       W    SW       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR          5     0       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$
GAZ118-042100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
650 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

DATE             WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      80          56          74          50          77
TEMP             66 73 78 79 71 63 60 57 57 68 73 72 65 58 53 51 52 68 76 76 68
DEWPT            64 60 55 52 50 49 48 48 49 46 42 42 41 42 42 42 45 49 48 49 46
RH               93 64 45 39 47 60 64 72 75 45 33 34 41 55 66 71 77 51 37 39 45
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          6  9 10  9  8  8  8  9 11 16 17 19 12 10  9  9 10 10  9  8  6
WIND GUST                                         29
CLOUDS           B2 B1 SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     10           5          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        S
TSTMS


DATE          SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          54    82      61    91      65    91      67    88
TEMP          58 57 80 72   64 63 89 81   69 67 90 81   70 70 87 78
DEWPT         47 48 46 51   54 54 53 57   57 57 59 63   64 63 60 63
PWIND DIR        NW     W       W     W       W     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW   FW CL FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR          5     0       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$
SCZ050-042100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
650 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

DATE             WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      78          60          73          54          72
TEMP             69 74 78 78 71 65 63 60 60 68 72 72 65 59 55 54 56 67 72 72 66
DEWPT            65 61 57 55 53 51 50 49 49 45 45 44 42 43 44 45 46 48 49 50 49
RH               87 64 48 45 53 60 62 67 67 43 38 37 43 55 66 71 69 50 44 46 54
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          6 10 11 10  9  9  9 10 12 13 16 19 13 12 11 10 11 10  9  8  5
CLOUDS           OV B1 SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        S                             S  S                    S  S
TSTMS                                                                   S  S


DATE          SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          58    78      64    84      68    86      69    83
TEMP          60 60 77 69   66 66 83 77   70 71 86 77   71 71 83 78
DEWPT         50 49 48 53   55 56 58 61   61 60 60 64   66 68 64 66
PWIND DIR        NW     W       W     W       W    SW       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5     0       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$
SCZ048-042100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
650 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

DATE             WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      79          57          74          52          75
TEMP             67 74 78 79 72 65 62 58 58 68 73 73 66 59 55 53 54 67 74 75 67
DEWPT            64 60 55 53 52 50 49 49 50 46 43 43 40 42 42 43 45 49 47 51 47
RH               90 62 45 41 49 58 62 72 75 45 34 34 38 53 61 69 71 52 38 43 49
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          8 10 11 10  8  9 10 10 11 16 18 20 13 11 10 10 10 10 10  9  6
WIND GUST                                      28 31
CLOUDS           B2 B1 SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        S
TSTMS


DATE          SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          56    79      62    89      67    89      69    86
TEMP          60 58 78 70   65 65 87 79   70 69 88 79   71 71 86 79
DEWPT         48 49 46 51   55 55 55 59   59 58 60 63   65 65 61 64
PWIND DIR        NW     W       W     W       W    SW       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR          5     0       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$
SCZ043-042100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
650 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

DATE             WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      80          55          72          50          75
TEMP             65 72 78 80 71 62 58 56 56 67 71 71 64 56 53 50 53 69 74 75 68
DEWPT            63 57 52 50 50 48 47 48 49 46 42 41 41 41 41 43 45 49 47 49 48
RH               93 59 40 35 47 60 67 74 77 47 35 34 43 57 64 77 74 49 38 40 49
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          5  8 10  8  6  5  5  6  9 12 16 19 11  9  6  8  8  9  9  8  5
WIND GUST                                         29
CLOUDS           B1 SC FW FW FW CL FW SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                      S  S                    S  S
TSTMS                                                                   S  S


DATE          SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          53    81      59    90      64    91      66    88
TEMP          56 56 79 73   62 62 88 80   67 67 90 81   69 69 87 80
DEWPT         49 49 45 52   52 55 55 58   56 57 57 61   63 66 60 61
PWIND DIR        NW     W       W     W       W     W       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR          5     0       5     5       5     5       5    10

$$
GAZ099-042100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
650 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

DATE             WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      79          55          72          50          76
TEMP             64 72 77 78 71 62 59 56 56 66 70 71 65 56 53 50 53 68 74 76 69
DEWPT            60 55 51 50 50 49 48 48 49 45 40 41 41 43 43 45 46 49 47 48 47
RH               87 55 40 37 47 62 67 74 77 47 33 34 41 62 69 83 77 51 38 37 45
WIND DIR         NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          5  9 11 10  8  6  6  8 10 17 19 20 14 10  9  9 10 11 12 10  8
WIND GUST                                   27 29
CLOUDS           B1 SC FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR                     10           5          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00


DATE          SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          54    82      59    90      64    91      65    90
TEMP          58 55 79 74   62 61 86 82   68 67 89 83   68 67 88 83
DEWPT         47 49 47 52   52 55 54 55   54 57 56 60   60 62 57 59
PWIND DIR        NW    NW       W     W       W    SW       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW   FW CL FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR          5     0       5     5       5     5       5    10

$$

PRODUCT KEY...

--- CLOUD COVER ---
CODE   PERCENTAGE            SKY COVER DAY/NIGHT
 CL    0 TO <=5 PERCENT      SUNNY/CLEAR
 FW    >5 TO <=25 PERCENT    SUNNY/MOSTLY CLEAR
 SC    >25 TO <=50 PERCENT   PARTLY CLOUDY
 B1    >50 TO <=69 PERCENT   MOSTLY CLOUDY
 B2    >69 TO <=87 PERCENT   MOSTLY CLOUDY
 OV    >87 TO 100 PERCENT    CLOUDY

--- OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISIBILITY ---    --- WEATHER COVERAGE ---
CODE   TYPE                           CODE   QUALIFYING TERM
 F     FOG                             S     SLIGHT
 PF    PATCHY FOG                      C     CHANCE
 F+    DENSE FOG                       L     LIKELY
 PF+   PATCHY DENSE FOG                O     OCCASIONAL
 H     HAZE                            D     DEFINITE
 BS    BLOWING SNOW
 K     SMOKE
 BD    BLOWING DUST
 AF    VOLCANIC ASHFALL

--- EXTENDED WIND FORECAST CHARACTER ---
                           12-HR MAX SUSTAINED
CODE   WIND CHARACTER          WIND SPEED
 LT    LIGHT                   < 8 MPH
 GN    GENTLE                  8-14 MPH
 BZ    BREEZY                  15-22 MPH
 WY    WINDY                   23-30 MPH
 VW    VERY WINDY              31-39 MPH
 SD    STRONG/DAMAGING         >=40 MPH

$$



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